Common Defenses in Dog Bite Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Dog bites can lead to serious injuries and legal consequences. More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States, and at least half of those bitten are children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Every year, more than 800,000 people need medical attention for dog […]

The Hidden Risks of Raw Pet Food: Ensuring Safety for Both Pets and Owners

Raw pet food diets have gained popularity in recent years as a natural and nutritious option for our beloved furry friends. While these diets can provide various benefits to pets, it is essential to acknowledge the potential dangers and risks they pose to human health. The Concerns Surrounding Raw Pet Food Raw pet food diets […]

The Emotional Impact of Divorce: How Dogs Can Help You Heal

The dissolution of a marriage can lead to a wide range of emotions, often including sadness, anger, and loneliness. Amidst the upheaval divorce can cause, one steadfast companion can provide solace and support—the loyal and loving presence of a dog. If you are going through the divorce process, know you can make it through this […]

Can I File a Lawsuit if Another Dog Attacks My Dog?

As a pet owner, it is disheartening to see anything negative happen to your dog. It can be especially heartbreaking if your beloved dog is attacked by another dog. In addition to the emotional toll, there can be serious financial consequences and potential long-term care for your injured dog.  If you find yourself in this […]

Federal Dogfighting Laws

Among the various forms of animal abuse, dogfighting stands out as a particularly gruesome and inhumane practice. While 57% of people believe dogfighting has never happened in their community, almost 40,000 Americans participate in dogfighting every year. Despite the multi-million and international dogfighting market, dogfighting is illegal in every state in America. The United States […]

Is Euthanasia Required After a Dog Bite?

Dog bites can be a traumatic and distressing experience, leaving individuals with physical and emotional scars. In some dog bite cases, the severity of the bite can raise questions about the fate of the offending dog. Euthanasia, the act of intentionally ending an animal’s life to alleviate suffering, is often a subject of debate and […]

Strict Liability in Dog Bite Lawsuits

Dog ownership brings joy, companionship, improved health and many additional benefits to individuals and families. However, the privilege of owning a dog comes the responsibility to ensure public safety. Dog attacks can cause severe physical and emotional harm to victims, leading to long-lasting consequences. Many state and local jurisdictions have implemented strict liability laws in […]